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Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

Jane is a health economist, advisor and trend-weaver to organizations focused at the intersection of health, technology and people. Jane founded THINK-Health after working a decade with health care consultancies in the US and Europe. Jane’s clients span the health/care ecosystem: technology, pharma and life sciences, providers, plans, retail, financial services and consumer goods. She founded the Health Populi blog in 2007.

Jane advises on strategy via environmental analysis, scenario planning, and health policy analysis. She is on the advisory boards of CAQH’s U.S. Health Efficiency Index, healthBank, Onboard Health, WEGO Health, and Women of Color in Pharma. In her community of Chester County, PA, Jane is a member of the Board of Directors of The Clinic, a free clinic for residents.

Jane is a frequent speaker, listed with AHA’s Speakers Express, Executive Speakers Bureau, and Promenade Speakers. Jane also contributes to the Huffington Post, Tincture and the Washington Post Health Care Rx panel.

Among many social media kudos, Jane and Health Populi have been named…

One of 19 Top Health Tech Influencers to Follow, Scality, October 1, 2019
A Top 100 Health Blog to Follow, Feedspot, June 20, 2019
A HIMSS Social Media Ambassador, February 2019 (6th year in a row since inception)
A Top 100 Most Influential Economist in the World, Richtopia, September 2018
One of HealthTech’s 30 Must-Read Health IT Blogs, CDW, August 2018
A Top Twitter Account to Follow in Digital Health, March 2018
A Top 100 Influencer in HealthTech, Onalytica, June 2017
One of 40 Healthcare Transformers by Medical Marketing & Media, January 2016
One of Klick Health’s Top 41 Health-Oriented Social Media Influencers, May 2015
In Rock Health’s The State of Women in Healthcare, 2015, March 2015
One of Five Fierce Female Health Bloggers to Watch, November 2009

Jane holds an MA (Economics) and MHSA (Health Policy) from University of Michigan. Beyond her work, she is even more passionate about family and home, Slow Food and her local CSA, and living a full and balanced life. Follow Jane on Twitter @HealthyThinker.

Jane’s book, HealthConsuming™: From Health Consumers to Health Citizens, was published in May 2019. The book tracks the evolution of the patient to consumer and payor. As digital tools and retail health options proliferate the health ecosystem, HealthConsuming™ discusses America’s prospects for public policy and privacy laws to bolster health citizens’ access to health care, social determinants, and personal data protections.

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